Mazatlan Art Museum
Previously conceived as the House of
Culture, now known as the Mazatlan Art Museum was built in 1898 by Pablo
Hidalgo, shipping agent and businessman who installed there an exhibition of materials
to ship in large volume. It is said that the building was used for various
purposes during the revolutionary period like: post offices, workshops for the newspaper
The Democratic Sinaloa and migration offices.
It was also transaction army office and a
bowling alley in the 60s. In November 1998 it’s founded as an Art Museum by
Lic. Juan S. Millan Lizarraga, who was the Governor of the State of Sinaloa.
Currently the Sinaloa Institute of Culture
- Museum of Art of Mazatlan is open to proposals from the general community
space, where free presentations for painters, writers, actors, musicians,
journalists, photographers and all those with a need to express something, are
The museum offers two different exhibition
halls. The permanent exhibits "Antonio Lopez Saenz" in honor of the
known artist of that name, where the most important works by Mexican artists of
international recognition, among them works by Rufino Tamayo, Francisco Toledo,
Antonio Saenz and others are exhibited. And the temporary exhibition hall is a
space where important creations of Mexican contemporary artists such as
paintings, posters and representative sculptures of contemporary art are displayed.
Monday through Saturday from 9:00 am to 2:00 pm
and from 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm .
Free of charge.